March 8th - Insider
Welcome to this week’s edition of the INSIDER!
Notice that the D50 is gone because, as you have surely heard by now, Westminster Public Schools!
In an historic decision the Board of education voted on February 23rd to change the District’s name. We have all the exciting details.
As for the INSIDER name we are considering other options and welcome your suggestions.
In other news, Colorado Education Commissioner Richard Crandall has made it clear that he is a supporter of competency based education. You can read his “I Believe” statements here.
Westminster Public Schools is looking for good teachers and has a new video that tells why WPS is a great place to start a career.
Next Monday is your chance to tell the Board of Education what you think about their plans for the future. It’s the second of two meetings scheduled so far.
Students who will make up the graduating high school class of 2020 now have a better understanding of why Westminster High School is the right choice. Well tell you about the 8th Grade Showcase.
Last week was Read Across America Week, we have the highlights.
If you love theatre, next week is for you. On Tuesday night the WHS Theatre will be named in honor of Joanna Ramsey and then the next night, the high school’s spring musical opens. We will tell you how to get tickets.
If you have been to Hodgkins Elementary, you probably know about Chester the globetrotting cheetah. Now, thanks to a 9 News report, a lot more people are aware of his travels and how he helps students learn. We will tell you how.
And finally, Tennyson Knolls is showing all of us how to get healthy. We’ll explain.
Posted March 7, 2016